Philosophy

What does it mean to be a human? What is the best life to live, and how can we live it? These questions, and the texts which explore them, have long guided humanity in its struggle to understand itself.

Plato (429-347 BC) Michel de Montaigne (1533-1592) Immanuel Kant (1724-1804)

See also the extracts, chapters, and introductions in the Philosophy section of the Ideas page.